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Local businesses open shop in face of hurricane

 

Hurricane Sandy may be closing in – Connnecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy ordered the closing of state highways to all vehicles but emergency ones starting at 1 p.m. today, and President Obama signed Rhode Island’s emergency declaration this morning, freeing up federal aid for the state’s response efforts – but several local businesses are pushing through. Should you plan on leaving your dorm room, here’s where you can and can’t go:

Open:

  • CVS
  • Loui’s
  • Whole Foods
  • Coffee Exchange
  • East Side Pockets
  • Pizza Pie-er
  • Soban
  • Chipotle
  • Au Bon Pain: At least until 3 p.m.
  • Kabob and Curry
  • Subway: May close early
  • Spice: May close early
  • Nice Slice
  • Bagel Gourmet
  • Bagel Gourmet Ole

Closed:

  • Brown Bookstore
  • Starbucks
  • Blue State
  • U.S. Post Office
  • Better Burger Company
  • La Creperie
  • Sciences Library closed at 8 a.m. 
  • The Olney-Margolies Athletics Center and Nelson Fitness Center closed at 1 p.m.
  • Blue Room
  • Tealuxe
  • Spiritus

Keep checking back for updates!

  • Anonymous

    TeaLuxe is closed too, according to a sign they put on their door last night